Iain Gately





Iain Gately

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Drink: A Cultural History o...
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 336 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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Tobacco: A Cultural History...
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 181 ratings — published 2001 — 10 editions
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Rush Hour
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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Heathcliff and The Good Life
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Planet Party
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The Assessor
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1996 — 2 editions
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“Juan de Grijalva, coincidentally the first European to smoke on continental American soil,”
Iain Gately, Tobacco: A Cultural History of How an Exotic Plant Seduced Civilization

“Eagerness in drinking is a practice injurious to the partaker. Do not haste to mischief, my friend. Your drink is not being taken from you. It is given you, and waits you.”
Iain Gately, Drink: A Cultural History of Alcohol

“Two of its members, Rodrigo de Jerez and the interpreter Luis de Torres, had even gone so far as to try the custom for themselves, thus becoming the first Europeans to smoke tobacco.”
Iain Gately, Tobacco: A Cultural History of How an Exotic Plant Seduced Civilization

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